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B irmingham Live brings you reviews and photos from gigs throughout the Birmingham area, the latest news, album reviews, interviews and a regularly updated gig guide.

Search for a band or venue for in-depth reviews and some great band photography.

We love the atmosphere of a small, intimate gig as well as the energy of a stadium or festival. No matter what venue, we aim to be there.

Birmingham Live are proud to bring you new talent and aim to support up and coming photographers and writers to produce the passionate gig reviews and stunning photography you can find here on Birmingham Live!

The site was launched in 2008 by former-Birmingham, now Montreal Music and Wedding photographer Steve Gerrard and now features the work of a team of volunteer editors, writers and photographers.

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Please note that the opinions and views expressed at or through this website are the opinions of the designated authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or views of  Birmingham Live or the views of any other individual.

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Nick Cave @ Symphony Hall, 17th June 2019

As a man of a certain vintage, I still go to gigs feeling like a youngster. Rarely am I out […]

Foals @ Digbeth Arena, 16 June 2019

For two nights in a row Digbeth Arena was packed with fans ready to witness one of the finest live […]

Taking Back Sunday @ Birmingham O2 Institute, 13 June 2019

With an extensive tour to celebrate twenty years as a band, New York emo-pop band Taking Back Sunday are feeling […]

10 Unmissable Acts at Barn on the Farm 2019

With the ten year anniversary approaching, Barn on the Farm celebrates the momentous occasion with an epic line-up that intertwines […]

Wallows @ O2 Institute, 10 June 2019

American indie post-punk rock band Wallows haven’t been around for long, but their lack of years has not stopped them […]

Villagers & Pat Dam Smyth @ Hare and Hounds, 9 June 2019

Every once in a while you see a performance by a band that makes you re-evaluate their entire back catalogue. […]